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- Quintessential woodland wildflower
- Cheery red flowers early in spring
- Re-seeds occasionally without being invasive
Aquilegia canandensis has beautiful spurs of flowers that are red with yellow centers. It is easily grown in average, well-drained soil. The leaves are very delicate looking and add great texture to the landscape. This is a fantastic spring-blooming perennial that attracts hummingbirds. Eastern U.S. native.
Uses: Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Flower Beds, Landscapes, Naturalizing, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits, Leaf Miners
Notable Features: Cut Flower, Native
Growth Habit: Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in shade to part sun in average to moist, well drained soil; tolerant of alkaline soils & poor soils. Avoid rich soils; do not overfertilize. Deadheading may encourage additional blooming. Foliage may deteriorate with the heat of summer (or from sawflies), and may be cut to the ground at that point. May re-seed; scatter seeds in autumn after summer heat abates.